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Credit Controller - 12 Month Maternity Cover

Job Reference booker/TP/17/21417

This job has been closed.

Planned Number of Hires:
Contract Type:
Temporary Cover
Working Pattern:
Monday - Friday
Working Hours:
37.5 hours
Barton Moss, Eccles
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Support Centre Roles
Support Centre - Eccles
Business Area:
Booker Group

What's in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with 10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly pay day, ie. thirteen times a year. In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Free eye test when you spend £50 or more. You can also save 30% when you spend £50 or more on glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • Exclusive access to discounted RAC breakdown cover rates
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.
  • A great holiday package

About the role

Are you an experienced Credit Controller, looking for your next challenge?

Here at Booker we are looking for a Credit Controller to join our Finance Team based in Eccles, Manchester on an up to 12 month fixed term contract / maternity cover. 

This role covers a high value ledger comprised of large groups/ National companies which are subject to a high level of focus from a Senior Level. Working as part of a team of up to 4, each Credit Controller has responsibility for their own accounts, however we also work closely as a team where our accounts overlap.

After a period of Training the role offers flexibility and work life balance with Hybrid working.

You will be responsible for

  • Collect outstanding debt and ensure that overdue balances are kept to a minimum.
  • Reduce ledger value.
  • Query resolution to ensure prompt payment
  • Allocate cash payments.
  • Deliver an effective and efficient service to both internal and external customers

You will need

  • Experience in a similar position within a finance department.
  • Excellent communications skills with both internal and external partners.
  • A well-mannered, however tenacious approach.
  • Intermediate IT skills, including Excel to perform reconciliations and produce reports.
  • Logical and methodical way of working to ensure financial targets are met.
  • Experience of Oracle/SAP is desirable, however full training will be given.
  • To be an encouraging Teammate.
  • A proactive, hard-working, and flexible approach.

About The Company

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro Wholesale, Booker Retail Partners, Booker Direct and Best Food Logistics. Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*